If you believe that the police have behaved incorrectly or unfairly you may be able to take action against them. There are different types of action available and these will depend on the circumstances of your case.
Under the police complaints procedure you can complain about many more issues. There are essentially two categories of complaints procedures:
You cannot normally obtain compensation for a complaint.
If you believe that you have been seriously wronged and that the complaints procedure is insufficient you can bring a claim against the police. You can only sue the police for certain ‘causes of action’ such as :
You can receive monetary compensation for these types of action if you are successful.
If you have experienced difficulties with the police we will be pleased to advise you as to the best course of action. Please contact Joanna Hooper on 0117 9271625 or email email@example.com.